the academy of science is an ‘agency’ for the purposes of the privacy act 1988 (cth) and as such complies with the obligations of the privacy act within that meaning.
when you visit the australian academy of science web sites our servers collect routine logging information such as the pages visited, the time of your visit, the web browser that you are using and the ip address associated with your request.
the academy uses this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service and to improve our understanding of the needs of users. we do not attempt to identify individuals, however, in the unlikely event of an investigation, the academy, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our server logs.
if at any stage you provide us with your email address, we will only use your email address for the purposes for which it was provided. we will not subscribe your email address to any mailing list without your consent.
external sites that are linked to or from the academy site are not under our control or responsibility and you are advised to review their privacy statement.
some academy web pages use google analytics or other third-party tools to better understand how people use the site. this makes information similar to that of routine server logs available to google or other third-party statistics providers. the analytic reports that are produced are aggregated and do not identify people.
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